Different students have different needs, which is why learning should never been one-dimensional. At Sylvan Learning in Rapid City, our knowledgeable and friendly tutors can deliver the personal learning experience your child needs to achieve his or her goals in the classroom and beyond.


At Sylvan, our proven tutoring programs are only the beginning. From cutting-edge courses in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) to math skill practice and college and career prep, we motivate students to accomplish their goals — all while having plenty of fun in the process! Our results are proven, which means we know exactly how to raise scores and confidence.

Our Rapid City programs include:

Personal Tutoring

At Sylvan, we know how to get results — and it shows. In fact, our students usually see up to two to three times more improvement in their math and reading scores than their peers. What’s our secret? We combine personal learning with interactive technology to deliver an experience that’s engaging and focused on your child’s unique needs.

Our teachers are here to make sure your child is learning at exactly the right pace, skill level and style that’s best for him or her. We’re dedicated to ensuring your child feels inspired, motivated and engaged each step of the way.

Math, Algebra and Beyond

Whether your child is starting with the basics or needs help mastering tricky algebra concepts, we have a variety of programs to suit all needs and budgets. We never want learning math to feel frustrating, which is why we use interactive technology and hands-on games and puzzles to keep kids engaged and having fun.

Our instructors know all about the different ways math is taught in school these days. (Thank goodness!) That means what we teach at Sylvan can help make a major difference in the classroom.

STEM Programs

As the biggest provider of STEM classes in North America, Sylvan is leading the way to success. These interactive courses are designed to foster creativity and imagination while being big on fun!

Sylvan EDGE programs help equip students with critical 21st-century STEM skills that they can put to use in school and even in future careers. These fun and innovative programs include topics from math and science to robotics, coding and engineering.

Your child will have plenty of fun learning how to use our kid-friendly software and partnering with peers on cool projects — it’s the perfect way to develop a love for STEM!

College Prep

Our college prep courses and ACT® and SAT® test prep programs are a great way for your teen to eliminate jitters and turn college goals into reality.

From developing better time management and organization skills to writing an impressive application essay, Sylvan has the comprehensive programs your teen needs to successfully prepare for college and beyond. Reach those college goals with confidence!

Get Great Results with Sylvan

If you’re thinking of hiring a tutor for your son or daughter, you want to be sure that what your child learns will make an impact in school. This is what makes Sylvan an excellent choice when it comes to personal tutoring in Rapid City, because our team is passionate about delivering real results for families — and we have the proven track record to show for it.

In fact, our students see up to two to three times more growth in their reading and math scores than their peers. With knowledgeable and friendly tutors, personalized learning and over 35 years of experience, we can help your child grow and soar.

Start Today and Save!

Boost scores and confidence with Sylvan! Take the first step and get started today for just $95*. Call or submit our online form now to learn more.